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Heavy rains in Uttar Pradesh boosts kharif sowing: Agriculture Minister

NEW DELHI: Faced with flood-like situation in some parts of Uttar Pradesh, throwing normal life out of gear, heavy rains in the state have a silver lining with the state’s kharif sowing showing encouraging results, though pulse production might be a little worrisome. With heavy rains in most parts of the state, kharif sowing has […]

Jet Airways’ Mumbai-Manchester service to now operate five days a week

NEW DELHI: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline is all set to introduce the country’s first non-stop service between Mumbai and Manchester effective 05th November, 2018. The airline’s latest service connecting India via its commercial capital, with Manchester – the 3rd largest city in the UK will further strengthen Jet Airways’ connect with the United […]

Chemists call for strike on September 28 against online medicine sale

NEW DELHI: All India Organisation of Chemists and Druggist (AIOCD), announced that they plan to strike on September 28 to oppose online sale of medicines. “We are observing one day strike on Friday, September 28 to protest against any move by the government allowing sale of medicines through internet or allowing e-pharmacies to operate in […]

Jewar airport: Over 90 per cent farmers’ agree to land acquisition

NEW DELHI: As many as 307 farmers Monday consented for acquisition of their land – the maximum in a single day so far – for a proposed international airport at Gautam Buddh Nagar district’s Jewar, officials and MLA Dhirendra Singh said. After initial resistance by some farmers, district officials and Jewar MLA Singh have been […]

German’s Blaupunkt launches 3 series of its LED Televisions

NEW DELHI: Blaupunkt, one of the most admired German consumer electronics brands, accredited with the tag of “Brand of the Century” is making a trailblazing entry into the Indian LED Televisions market. Blaupunkt has unveiled 3 series of its LED Televisions at IFA Berlin on 31st August 2018 in Germany. Subsequently, the Global Management Team […]

ICICI Bank files insolvency plea against Jaiprakash Associates

NEW DELHI: Leading private sector lender ICICI Bank has filed insolvency petition against Jaiprakash Associates before the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT). The Allahabad bench of NCLT has asked ICICI bank to serve notice to its corporate debtor Jaiprakash Associates within three days and directed Jaypee group firm to file reply by September 17. If […]

Chhattisgarh can become bio-fuel production hub: Nitin Gadkari

NEW DELHI: India’s Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said Monday that Chhattisgarh has immense potential for production of bio-fuel. Addressing a gathering at Charoda in Durg district of the state, he said use of alternative fuels will cut down our dependence on petrol and diesel. Gadkari laid foundation stones of or dedicated total of eight […]

Extremely sad on campaign to run down electric vehicles: Piyush Goyal

NEW DELHI:Union Minister Piyush Goyal Friday expressed disappointment over some companies running a campaign to run down electric vehicles to promote their hybrid cars in India. Speaking here at the Global Mobility Summit ‘MOVE’, the minister alleged that the companies promoting hybrid vehicles “want us to settle for the second best”. “I am extremely sad […]

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